Accelerating Entrepreneurship

Case Studies

Hear what past VBI participants have to say!


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Bringing a non-alcoholic drink to market that also has massive health-boosting potential, Quas pivoted its company vision based on data. We spoke to founders Anton Puzorjov and Jessie Fitts about the ways data and their involvements with the DDE Programme helped refine and expand the company’s remit.


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Using a screening platform based on real, live, human brain tissue, Therapevo’s goal is to fill the gap between research and medical testing of new therapeutic strategies.


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Onboard.ID is a technology company developing a privacy-centric, non-centralised method of digital ID verification


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Life-changing technology that strengthens grip for sufferers of hand weakness.


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Panagiota Kontou, Souheil Ben Smida, and Dimitris Anagnostou, Co-founders of VisionRF healthcare-tech startup, are faculty members of Heriot-Watt University.

Carbon Glance

Carbon Glance is accelerating the transition to a low carbon economy by helping businesses understand the costs associated with their greenhouse gas emissions. We spoke to founder Víctor Pérez about the challenges of using data to drive climate change solutions, and how the University of Edinburgh and the Venture Builder Incubator have helped the company progress.